I’m still upset about the passing of Kevin Ayers and so I thought I’d try and give him a tribute by covering one of his songs that’s my favourite. This is “Two Goes Into Four” from the album “The Confessions of Dr Dream” though you can also find it on the live album “1 June 1974.
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As it is my birthday this week, The Missus allowed me to spend the kids’ inheritance on a new guitar. Here are a couple of videos of me playing the new guitar.
This is the very first few minutes of me trying my new Fender Bass VI for size. I know I don’t need any more guitars, but it is my birthday this week and I just could resist this beautiful instrument.
Stay till the end for a very special guest appearance!
This is me improvising later with the Fender Bass VI into a Digitech Timebender and the Boss RC-300 Loopstation to create a new tune.
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And so Yes find themselves the subject of an “Original Album Series” box set where five classic albums are collection. This one features “Going for the One”, “Tormato”, “Drama”, “90125″ and “Big Generator”. Is it a hit or a miss? You’ll have to watch to find out.
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I put out a request for suggestions on the TwitFace and this is the lucky selection. It’s the debut album from VDGG so pin back your lugholes and prepare to be terrified…
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And so it came to pass that I should cast my beady eye over the new Family box set.
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And so after talking about Outside from Bowie, I thought it only fair to talk about the follow-up album, which was even more progressive.
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With all the talk of the new David Bowie album coming out, I thought I’d take a look at one of the Thin White Duke’s albums that touches the world of prog: the concept album “1. Outside”.
And here’s the version by Zoe Poledouris, a slightly altered version appeared in the movie “Starship Troopers” –